Learning From Longhouse by Jack Lenor LarsenLearning From Longhouse by Jack Lenor Larsen

Learning From Longhouse

byJack Lenor Larsen

Hardcover | June 22, 2016

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• LongHouse Reserve was founded by Jack Lenor Larsen, internationally known textile designer, author, and collector • Its collections, gardens, sculptures, and programs reflect world cultures and inspire a creative approach to contemporary life Larsen's home, LongHouse, located on 16 acres in East Hampton, NY, was built as a case study to exemplify a creative approach to contemporary life. He believes visitors experiencing art in living spaces have a unique learning experience - more meaningful than the best media. Inspired by the famous Japanese shrine at Ise, LongHouse contains 13,000 square feet, 18 spaces on four levels. The gardens present the designed landscape as an art form and offer a diversity of sites for the sculpture installations.
Jack Lenor Larsen founded the firm that bears his name in 1952. Over the past five decades, Larsen - the company - has grown steadily to become a dominant resource for signature fabrics. The "Larsen Look" which began with Mr. Larsen's own award-winning hand-woven fabrics of natural yarns in random repeats has evolved to become synonymo...
Title:Learning From LonghouseFormat:HardcoverDimensions:120 pages, 8.31 × 7.65 × 0.63 inPublished:June 22, 2016Publisher:Pointed Leaf PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1938461347

ISBN - 13:9781938461347

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Textile designer Jack Lenor Larsen shares his wisdom about gardening, art, and more in Learning From LongHouse, a book about his magical home in East Hampton.